5 days; 28, 29, 30 April, 1 and 2 May 2014
This module will provide practitioners with the knowledge and skills required to care for patients in their final weeks or days of life.
This module is essential for health and social care practitioners involved in caring for dying patients in any setting including the community, hospices and hospitals.
- Assessment and management of symptoms in the final days and hours
- Loss and grief
- Difficult conversations
- Ethical dilemmas and legal issues
- Spiritual and cultural issues
This stand-alone module also forms part of the BSc (Hons) in Cancer Care and Graduate Diploma in Cancer Care.